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2014-03-03 08:32:04

Podium Presentation Highlighting Safety and Efficacy Data to be Presented by the Company's CSO, Dr. Miriam Kidron JERUSALEM, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it will be presenting detailed results from its recently completed Phase 2a FDA trial on ORMD-0801, its orally ingestible insulin capsule...

2014-03-02 23:01:19

The Firm is investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and other cardiovascular problems due to their use of Testim, AndroGel and other prescription low testosterone therapy medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 Testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/) continue to be filed in courts around the country on behalf of men who allegedly...

2014-03-01 23:01:16

The Firm is actively investigating Byetta lawsuit claims on behalf of diabetics who may have been diagnosed with pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer after taking the medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The federal litigation of Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com/) and other claims involving similar Type 2 diabetes drugs has grown to include more than 300 cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Case List updated February 19th by the...

2014-02-28 23:31:26

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net is announcing updated information on the site for patients taking testosterone replacement therapies, or “low-T” drugs. Health advocates have petitioned the FDA to add new label warnings to the drugs for cardiac risks*. The move comes after...

2014-02-28 23:01:12

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Investigation Report on China Insulin Glargine Market, 2009-2018” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Description With the improvement of people's living standard and changing of lifestyles, as well as deepening of the aging of society, prevalence rate of diabetes keeps rising, making it the third most threatening chronic disease to human health after tumor and cardiovascular disease. Its risk to disable or kill has...

2014-02-27 23:36:41

Leading medical ID Maker Launches Service to Provide Free Medical Logs for Tracking Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, and Other Condition Management Information Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The stress of just being in an exam room during your scheduled appointment can often lead to elevated blood pressure readings. This is why many healthcare professionals recommend keeping a log at home of your blood pressure readings over a longer period of time. American Medical ID, a partner of...

2014-02-27 16:28:52

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care(®), Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim(®) Insulin Pump, plans to release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results after the financial markets close on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The Company will hold a conference call and simultaneous webcast on the same day at 4:30pm Eastern Time (1:30pm Pacific Time), to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial...

2014-02-27 08:30:30

DENVER, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insulin Pens become smart with IOT "Internet of Things"! Vigilant(TM) unveils Bee+, the first smart insulin injection tracker. Bee+ combines technology and healthcare expertise to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes. A user-friendly electronic cap that fits most insulin pens in the market, Bee+ helps diabetics better manage their injections. Connected by Bluetooth Smart technology to compatible with Apple and...

2014-02-26 23:35:02

Public Citizen’s Call for Testosterone Heart Attack Warnings Follows Launch of FDA Investigation into Low T Heart Risks, Filing of Several AndroGel Lawsuits. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP, an experienced law firm investigating testosterone treatment lawsuits involving AndroGel and other prescription low testosterone, or Low T, therapies, commends the consumer advocacy group, Public Citizen, on its petition calling for new heart attack warnings on this class...

2014-02-26 23:21:11

Testosterone supplements have been touted as somewhat of a cure-all for men suffering from a number of conditions that could be no more than the natural result of aging. With recent reports suggesting that treatments for “low T” could leave users at risk for serious heart conditions, Levy Baldante has decided to offer its take on the matter. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Certain activities that may have been taken for granted in a man’s youth can prove slightly more...


Latest Endocrine system Reference Libraries

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

Pituitary gland
2013-04-30 10:34:49

The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is an endocrine organ found within a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain. Its primary function is to secrete hormones that regulate homeostasis. More specifically, the pituitary gland is a glandular structure about the size of a pea. It is located below the brain and above the nasal cavity in a protected pocket called the sella turcica, which is within the sphenoid bone. It connects to the hypothalamus via a neck-like structure...

Pineal Gland
2013-04-30 10:31:18

The pineal gland, also called the epiphysis cerebri, is an endocrine organ located in the brain. Its primary function is to regulate the sleep cycle and influence sexual development. It is a reddish-gray glandular structure that forms the roof of the third ventricle in the brain, between the two lateral ventricles, tucked in a groove near the thalamic bodies. Its body is relatively the size of a grain of rice; it’s shaped like a pine cone and has an infindibular stalk projecting from it....

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

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